America Ferrera, of "Ugly Betty" showed a body beautiful after weight loss. The dazzlingly gorgeous Latina actress has been sharing her triathlon journey on social media and it looks like the grueling workout trifecta has paid off. Ferrera has been free with the body love advice since she lost the pounds. And positivity aside, she sounds like yet another celebrity that gives mixed messages about body image and weight loss

America Ferrera: love your body, but change it

A lot of celebs who proclaim to love their body as it is, go on to change it by losing weight, rigorously working out or getting plastic surgery. America's no exception--she preaches a message of self-acceptance, after she shed the pounds.

But is that a contradiction? Actually, what America said is that she loves her healthy, beautiful body for doing all she asked of it (in the triathlon--swimming, running and biking). Is Ferrera just grateful to have gotten to a healthier weight and outrun obesity and lifestyle diseases (diabetes, hypertension, heart problems)? Maybe she's just glad to have a body that can perform such Olympian tasks. 

Think good deeds, not how your butt looks in jeans

The real oxymoron was America's earlier advice to quit worrying about how you look in jeans and start caring more about how you can make a difference for good in the world. Then she went on to exercise her body down to fabulous and flaunt a sexy, very jeans (evening dress, wetsuit) friendly backside. Is America saying do as I say not as I do? It might not be the paradox it seems.

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Ferrera might be saying love your body as is but also take care of it and try to fix what's making it unhealthy.

Ke$ha would agree. Don't micromanage every ounce and brag up daily scale reports or gym workouts (Kim Kardashian and Khloe Kardashian are you listening?). Focus energies on works of charity. Then you'll be so busy doing good for others you won't have time to wallow in negativity or self body-shaming. That actually makes a lot of sense. Make your workouts count in good deeds, not just pointless exercise. If, as chef Rocco DiSpirito says, you can "cook your butt off" why not "help your butt off" or "love your belly flat" doing random acts of kindness to pay forward the positivity?